The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Posted about 23 days ago by Amy HPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden and Nonfiction | Tagged with companion planting, edible plants, flowers, fruit culture, fruits, gardening, gardening handbooks, gardens, growing fruits & vegetables, herbs, kitchen gardens, organic gardening, planting, vegetable gardening and vegetables
Find inspiration with these colorful and informative gardening guides.Continue Reading: Longing for April Showers to Get the Gardens Going!
Posted about 1 month ago by April SPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with bees, birds, butterflies, conservation, flowers, gardening, gardens and planting
Learn how to create a beautiful flower garden that will attract bees, butterflies and birds.Continue Reading: Plan and Plant a Bee-Friendly Garden
Posted 8 months ago by April SPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cooking, gardening, Healthy, herbal medicine, herbs, Herbs - Therapeutic use, medicinal plants, recipes and spices
Learn a variety of ways to use herbs in your everyday life.Continue Reading: More Herbs, Less Salt Day
Posted 10 months ago by Angela BPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with gardening, gardens, landscape design, landscaping, midwest plants, Ohio native plants, ornamental grasses and sustainable living
Learn more about a wide variety of native Ohio plant species that are perfect for your next gardening or landscaping project.Continue Reading: Ohio Native Lawn Replacements
Posted 10 months ago by Amy HPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with flowers, garden projects, gardening, gardens, growing fruits & vegetables and planting
We’ve got oodles of gardening books with tips and ideas for growing new and traditional plants, improving designs and what to do with what grows.Continue Reading: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Posted about 1 year ago by Jessica HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden and Nature and Travel | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening
Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.Continue Reading: Small-Space Gardening
Posted about 1 year ago by Amy HPosted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden and Nature and Travel | Tagged with flower gardening, gardening, gardens, gardens - design, landscape design, native plants, organic gardening, perennials and planting
Think spring gardens, warm sunshine, blossoms, sprouts, and gentle breezes.Continue Reading: Never Too Early To Think Spring!
Posted about 1 year ago by April SPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Nature and Travel and New Books and Movies | Tagged with beverages, cookbooks, detoxification, fruits, gardening, healthy eating, juices, juicing, natural foods, nutrition, recipes, smoothies, vegetables and veggies
We all know fruits and veggies are good for us. Explore ways to get more of them into your diet.Continue Reading: June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month
Posted about 1 year ago by April SPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with compost, composting, gardening, gardens, green living, Organic and recycling
Composting made easy with the aid of library resources.Continue Reading: Compost Your Way to a Better Garden
Posted over 3 years ago by Linda KPosted in Cooking, Home and Garden, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with environment, gardening, gardening, organic gardening, permaculture, plants, sustainability, sustainable agriculture and urban farming
Permaculture is one of the hottest words in gardening, taking organic to the next step.Continue Reading: Permaculture From The Ground Up: Sustainable Gardening Practices